A forty-year-old cleric, Samuel Hamza has committed suicide at Ungwar Romi area of Kaduna state capital.
Hamza was a pastor of a Pentecostal church in the area.
He hanged himself with a rope tied to the fan inside his house.
His lifeless body was discovered Friday night dangling under the ceiling.
Neighbours told Channels Television that the deceased has been passing through depression since he lost his wife in 2015.
They expressed shock at the incident.
The deceased is survived by a male child.